• Joseph Besser
    908.689.3050 (ext. 2010)
    besserj@warrenhills.org

    EDUCATION:
        Centenary College
            Supervisory Certificate (Current)
        New Jersey City University
            Masters in Health Education 2005
        Montclair State University
            Bachelor of Science 1993

    CERTIFICATIONS:    
        NJ Physical, Health and Driver Education    
        Project Adventure Instructor Training
        Cradlerock High Challenge Course Training
        CPR BLS & BLS Instructor Course
        WFR Wilderness First Responder

    PROFESSIONAL SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE:
        Warren Hills School District
        Department Supervisor for Health, Physical Education and Fine Arts (2006 2008)
        Department Supervisor for Health, Physical Education and Social Studies
      (2008 2010)
        Supervisor Responsibilities:
        Instructional Leader
        Development and management of departmental budgets
        Completion of departmental observations
        Development of teacher and course schedules
        Coordinate professional development initiatives
        Implementation of departmental policies
        Oversee/monitor construction initiatives
        Responsible for departmental hiring

    PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
        Warren Hills School District
        Warren Hills Regional High School
    (1999 current)
        
    Clifton Public Schools
        Woodrow Wilson Middle School (1993 1999)

    PROFESSIONAL COACHING EXPERIENCE:
        Warren Hills High School
            Soccer
        5 years freshmen coach
        4 years junior varsity coach
        Voorhees High School
            Lacrosse
        2 years freshmen coach
        Clifton High School
            Football
        1 year varsity backfield coach
        1 year junior varsity & sophomore coach
        5 years head freshmen coach
            Lacrosse
        2 years junior varsity coach
        4 years head freshmen coach
        Fairlawn High School
        1 year head freshmen coach
        Clifton Middle Schools
            Interscholastic Wrestling
        2 years 6th 8th grade coach
            Intramural Basketball
        2 years 6th 8th grade coordinator / coach

    RELATED EXPERIENCE:
        Lafayette climbing wall - instructor
        Elmwood Park Athletic Club - manager / trainer
        Lord Sterling School - assistant instructor    
        Wilderness Education - instructor

    ASSOCIATIONS:
        NJPSA
        NJAHPERD
       
    Clifton Environmental Commission - former commissioner